Why a black border on the top/bottom or sides of the image from the projector?

Please check below:   1.Plesae refer to the user guide and adjust Aspect ratio with example below.   2. It could be the format of the movie since not all movies are formatted in 16:9. Some are formatted wider than 16:9 which will create black borders on the top and bottom of the screen.

What to do if remote control does not work properly?

  Please do the following check: Make sure there are no obstructions in the way of the IR receiver on the device. Move closer to the receiver (within 23 feet) or change the angle (within 30 degrees) to the receiver. Replace the batteries. Even if lights on the remote control are on, weak batteries may still cause the remote control to oper...

The image is out of focus

Make sure that you have set it to its native resolution. Check the user guide to determine what the native resolution of the display is and set it to the native resolution if  the video source that is being used can support it. Digital signals (HDMI, DisplayPort) normally produce sharper images. If you are using a VGA or analog signal try to s...

What to do if there is spot on the projected image?

1.If spot is only visible when projected image in defocus, it would not impact usage.   2.If spot is visible when projected image in focus, please contact ViewSonic Service center for help.

How to clean the projector lens

To clean the projector lens, do the following: Apply a non-abrasive camera lens cleaner to a soft, lint-free cloth. Do NOT spray the cleaner directly onto the lens. Avoid abrasive cleaners/solvent, as they may permanently damage the lens. In a circular motion gently wipe the lens clean. Replace lens cap if projector is not to be used.

How to reset lamp timer

After replacing the Projector Lamp, resetting the lamp timer is highly recommended to help keep track of how long the lamp has been on. The Lamp Timer will also let you know when the lamp needs to be replaced. The Lamp timer can be found in the projector Menu. The specific location of the timer can be found in different locations depending ...

Projector turns on initially but then cycles off

Projectors may shut off for a couple different reasons. If the projector over heats, check to see if there is enough ventilation for air to be circulated around the unit. Make sure fans are running and that there is no obstruction. Let it cool, clear obstructions and check fans when turning the unit back on. After market lamps may cause a...

Purchased replacement parts

Parts can be purchased from our parts store. Go to https://www.viewsonic.com/parts/

How to make the screen fit my projector's display area?

Please refer to this FAQ:   How to solve the overscan problem with my monitor?

How to download the latest drivers for my projector

Option 1: Download from the ViewSonic Website Go to http://www.viewsonic.com/us/downloads_section/ Enter the Product Name, Product series and model number. Select the driver based on the operating system of your computer. Once the file downloads, double-click to open and start the installation. If you select Save, double-click on the downl...

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